IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
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IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

Woman in Moroccan Palace, Marrakech, 1951

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IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
Woman in Moroccan Palace, Marrakech, 1951
tirage platinum-palladium, tiré en 1969, monté sur aluminium
signé, daté (image et tirage), numéroté '4/40' et annoté au crayon avec cachet du photographe, cachet de limitation d'édition et étiquette de copyright 'Condé Nast' (montage verso)
image : 50.2 x 49.8 cm. (19 ¾ x 19 5/8 in.)
feuille/montage : 61.6 x 55.8 cm. (24 ¼ x 22 in.)
Ce tirage est le numéro quatre d'une édition de quarante exemplaires.
Provenance
Hamiltons Gallery, Londres.
Literature
Vogue, New York, janvier 1952, pp. 132-133.
Nancy Hall-Duncan, The History of Fashion Photography, Alpine Book Company, Inc., New York, 1979, p. 146.
Irving Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Jonathan Cape, London, 1991, p. 102.
David Seidner, Lisa Fonssagrives: Three Decades of Classic Fashion Photography, Thames and Hudson, London, 1996, p. 10.
Colin Westerbeck (ed.), Irving Penn A Career in Photography, The Art Institute of Chicago in association with Bullfinch Press / Little, Brown and Company, Boston, New York, Toronto, London, 1997, p. 93, pl. 44.
Exhibited
Turin, Galleria Civica d’arte Moderna, I platini di Irving Penn : 25 anni di fotografia ('Irving Penn Platinum Plates'), 3 avril - 31 mai 1975; Bologne, Galleria d'arte Moderna, 18 juin - 27 juillet 1975; Londres, The Photographers’ Gallery, 1 - 31 octobre 1975.
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Post lot text
PLATINUM-PALLADIUM PRINT, PRINTED 1969, FLUSH-MOUNTED ON ALUMINIUM; SIGNED, TITLED, DATE OF IMAGE AND OF PRINT, NUMBERED '4/40' AND ANNOTATED IN PENCIL WITH STAMPED PHOTOGRAPHER'S CREDIT, STAMPED EDITION INFORMATION AND COPYRIGHTED 'CONDÉ NAST' LABEL (FLUSH MOUNT, VERSO)

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Lot Essay

‘The Burnous of Morocco, a cloak that is proof against heat and cold, worn everywhere by the arabs. This Paris version, designed by Jean Dessès and flown to Morocco, was worn by Lisa Fonssagrives Penn at La Bahia Palace in Marrakech. On the low table a pot of mint tea.’ Irving Penn
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